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Ch 25: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 22: South Asia & the Middle East (1945-Present)

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The South Asia and the Middle East (1945-Present) chapter of this Prentice Hall World History Connections to Today, Modern Era Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with South Asia and the Middle East. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the South Asia and the Middle East (1945-Present) textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Prentice Hall South Asia and the Middle East (1945-Present) chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the South Asia and the Middle East topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will Learn:

  • Muslim and Hindu conflicts in India
  • Partitioning of India and Pakistan
  • Israel's creation and associated conflicts
  • Suez Crisis causes and effects
  • Impact of the 1970s oil embargo by OPEC
  • Modern Middle East life
  • 9/11 terrorist attack and War on Terror
  • Islamic fundamentalism and global politics

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7 Lessons in Chapter 25: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 22: South Asia & the Middle East (1945-Present)
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Muslim and Hindu Conflict in India and the Partition of India and Pakistan

1. Muslim and Hindu Conflict in India and the Partition of India and Pakistan

In this lesson, we will learn about religious tensions in India and the partition of India and Pakistan following British rule. We will see what led to these developments, and we will explore their context.

The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts

2. The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts

In this lesson, we explore the movements and political developments that led to the creation of the state of Israel and the subsequent backlash from the Arab world.

Causes, Timeline & Effects of the Suez Crisis

3. Causes, Timeline & Effects of the Suez Crisis

In 1956, Egyptian President Gamal Nasser seized the Suez Canal from its French and British owners, sparking an invasion by those Western nations and their ally, Israel. The Suez Crisis became a Cold War confrontation and a test of the United Nations.

Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

4. Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

The 1970s represented a period of economic distress in the United States. Learn about one of the major factors, the 1973 oil embargo by OPEC, and its devastating impact on the American economy in this video lesson.

Life in the Modern Middle East

5. Life in the Modern Middle East

Societies in the Middle East have developed along very different paths, even in the past 100 years. This lesson takes a look at how Turkey, Israel, and Lebanon developed into the states they are today.

George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror

6. George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror

The September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States forced President George W. Bush to reappraise his foreign policy. Learn about the tragic day, the Bush Doctrine and the ensuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Islamic Fundamentalism and World Politics: Wahhabi Movement, Muslim Brotherhood & Jihad

7. Islamic Fundamentalism and World Politics: Wahhabi Movement, Muslim Brotherhood & Jihad

This lesson will seek to explain the impact of Wahhabism and the Muslim Brotherhood on Islam and the world's politics. In doing so, it will highlight the Koran and Sharia law and their influence in places like Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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